Employment solicitors

employment-law

Some of the biggest challenges in business relate to employee matters. You may need to take legal advice from solicitors specialising in employment law. Checking with an employment lawyer at an early stage will ensure you start out on the right footing.

Disputes need to be dealt with swiftly and fairly. A grievance presented by an employee should be heard impartially. If you need to discipline for poor performance or gross misconduct you will want to apply a fair procedure. At Lam & Meerabux, we are well versed in the legal process. We provide advice and assistance to employers on best practice including how to deal with issues including the following:

  • Grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Contracts of employment
  • Employer handbooks
  • Compliance with equal opportunities legislation
  • Handling stress
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Dealing with changes in the workplace
  • Loss of contracts

Employees

The occasion may arise when you need to take legal advice from an employment solicitor about your employment situation. Perhaps you have been offered a new job, but you are unsure about the employment contract that the business provides you to sign. Taking advice from a solicitor can help clarify the terms you need to negotiate.

In the workplace, a variety of employment issues can present themselves. You may be experiencing difficulties with colleagues and would like to know where you stand with the law. If a dispute arises around allegations of performance or conduct, then you may feel comforted knowing what legal options are available to you.

We adapt our services to meet our client’s needs. Raising a grievance or being the subject of a disciplinary proceeding can be a somewhat distressing time. So our lawyers are here to assist you from the outset.

We also cover the following employment related issues, including;

  • Unfair dismissal
  • Wrongful dismissal
  • Constructive dismissal
  • Family related rights including maternity and paternity rights
  • Harassment and bullying
  • Contracts of employment
  • Dealing with changes in the workplace
  • Compromise agreements

Funding

We are happy to consider any number of funding arrangements including fixed fees and no win no fees where appropriate. You may have legal expenses insurance attached to an existing insurance policy, such as household or car insurance. Please check with your insurance provider as to whether you are covered for general legal expenses and their terms and conditions